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AFL NSW/ACT Female Football Ambassadors announced

AFL NSW/ACT is pleased to announce the signing of three Female Football Ambassadors in GWS GIANTS AFL Women’s trio, Alyce Parker, Haneen Zreika and Erin McKinnon. Identified as role models within the industry, the Ambassadors are also local AFL NSW/ACT

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Zreika gets Round 7 NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star nod

Western Sydney’s Haneen Zreika has been awarded one of the two Round 7 NAB AFL Women’s Rising Star nominations. The 19-year-old had her stand out game of the season on Friday, where she gathered 17 disposals, laid seven tackles and

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Haneen Zreika to make AFL Women’s history

Originally published by GWS GIANTS Media. 19-year-old Haneen Zreika will make history on Sunday when the Western Sydney local becomes the first Muslim woman to play in the AFL Women’s competition. Also the first woman of Lebanese descent to play

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Zreika awarded Multicultural Player of the Round

  During Round 19 of the 2018 Toyota AFL Premiership Season, the GIANTS Multicultural Festival will be held at Spotless Stadium ahead of Saturday’s game against St Kilda. Part of one of the most culturally diverse regions in Australia, the

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Born to be a GIANT?

Originally published by AFL Media. She was born to be a GIANT. She just didn’t know it. Growing up in the western suburbs of Sydney, Haneen Zreika didn’t understand the rules of AFL. The NSW/ACT under-18 representative, who is aiming to

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AFLW Draft Combine Player Review: Haneen Zreika

Haneen Zreika

Western Sydney’s Haneen Zreika was one of four players from the New South Wales and ACT region to take part in the inaugural NAB AFL Women’s Draft Combine last week in Melbourne. Across the two-day Combine, Zreika shone in the endurance

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AFLW Draft Combine Player Profile: Haneen Zreika

Haneen Zreika

Ahead of the first ever NAB AFL Women’s Draft Combine taking place this week at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, we are chatting with AFL NSW/ACT’s three representatives. Here we have Haneen Zreika– a midfielder from Sydney’s West who converted to AFL after years of playing Rugby League.

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Women’s Footy on Fox previews top AFLW draft prospects from NSW/ACT and Queensland

Alyce Parker

Originally published by Fox Footy. THE AFLW U/18 Championships culminated last week on the Gold Coast. Over the next three weeks, Women’s Footy on Fox will be previewing some of the best prospects for this year’s draft. We start by looking

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A tough U18s start for NSW/ACT Youth Girls

NSW/ACT Youth Girls

It was a disappointing start to the NAB AFL Women’s U18 Championships for the NSW/ACT Youth Girls side, going down in both of their opening matches in Blacktown. Round One started with a thriller against Queensland as wet conditions hampered what had

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